Americorps Members: (From Left to Right)
Daniel Hernandez, Vannessa Guevara, Erica Rojas, Emma Garza, Norma Hinojosa,
Brenda Rivera, David Gomez, Berenice Gomez
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you.
It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.
Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance, or helps protect the environment, you’ll be getting things done through AmeriCorps!
- Emma Garza- Pediatric’s Dept.
- David Gomez- CHIPRA
- Vanessa Guevara- Social Services
- Erica Rojas- Women`s Center
- Norma Hinojosa- Patient Education
- Daniel Hernandez- Adult Advocate
- Berenice Gomez- Patient Advocate
AmeriCorps members address critical needs in communities all across America.
As an AmeriCorps member, you can:
- Tutor and mentor disadvantaged youth
- Fight illiteracy
- Improve health services
- Build affordable housing
- Teach computer skills
- Clean parks and streams
- Manage or operate after-school programs
- Help communities respond to disasters
- Build organizational capacity
Benefits of Service
As an AmeriCorps member, you’ll gain new skills and experiences—and you’ll also find the tremendous satisfaction that comes from helping others. In addition, full-time members who complete their service earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $4,000 to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans; members who serve part-time receive a partial Award. Some AmeriCorps members may also receive a modest living allowance of $453.84 bi-weekly during their term of service.
For More Information, call toll free: 1.800.942.2677
AmeriCorps Member Application Requirements
September 13, 2011
Do you want to serve your community?
Come and join the exciting team at the Brownsville Community Health Center through the AmeriCorps Program.
6 slots now available only for interested candidates
AmeriCorps Members – Each member must provide a minimum of 1700 hours of service in a 12 month service year contract. These individual’s activities involve providing outreach services to enhance the services provided through Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) and also community involvement through various project and service oriented agencies. Member must have previous work experience. Member activities may include but not limited to the following outreach activities:
- Miscellaneous outreach activities and direct patient contact
- assist eligible persons to enroll in public assistance/insurance programs,
- enroll, orient new patients to BCHC services,
- assist in health/patient education classes,
- Assist case-management activities and follow up with patients for continuity of care
- Participate in performance improvement activities in order to enhance patient services and
- Other duties as assigned to achieve organizational goals
Benefits include rewarding experience serving the community, a living allowance, childcare,
health benefits, and an education award (stipend) of $4,000.
Apply online at https://egrants.cns.gov, click on peer review and follow the instructions.
If any questions on how to apply, contact Evette Perez at:
191 east price Road
Brownsville, TX 78521
Ph. (956) 548-7400
Fax (956) 546-7689
Special Projects Coordinator
Ph: 956 548 7514
Fax: 956 544 7859
Evette R. Perez
AmeriCorps Activities Facilitator
Ph: 956-621-3606 Fax: 956-621-3689